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Saving up for your down payment – 17 smart strategies

Author: Staff
Publication date:
November 4, 2020
Article Summary: 

The article provides 17 smart strategies for saving up for a down payment on a house or condo. The strategies include making savings a priority, paying off high-interest debt, automating savings, cutting back on expenses, borrowing from an RRSP, cashing in investments, stowing savings in a TFSA, learning to love staycations, finding a cheaper place to live, talking to the Bank of Mom and Dad, putting retirement savings on hold, getting a side gig, selling unwanted items, saving every bonus, tax return, and windfall, considering a longer mortgage, researching government programs, and negotiating a lower purchase price. These strategies can help individuals save tens of thousands of dollars and achieve their homeownership goals.


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Source Citation: Staff
Saving up for your down payment – 17 smart strategies
November 4, 2020
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